Okowa’s spokesman underscores youths’ contribution to nation-building

Okowa’s spokesman underscores youths’ contribution to nation-building 2
Olisa Ifeajika

Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Delta, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, has underscored the significance of youths to the event of any nation.

Ifeajika stated that youths have been the fulcrum of growth of any nation and referred to as on them to shun acts able to making them prey to vices and felony actions.

He acknowledged this in Asaba, on the inauguration of the Delta State government and investiture of Patrons of Revive Africa Initiative, a non-governmental organisation dedicated to youths’ reorientation and mentorship.

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Represented by Mr Nelson Egware, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Media, Ifeajika counseled the founding father of the group for his dedication in the direction of sensitisation of youths on patriotism and selfless service.

Speaking on the theme “Ideas For Sustainable Leadership” the governor’s aide stated that to be good leaders, youths should study from the experiences of previous leaders to information their future.

He harassed that youths should equip themselves with requisite abilities and information to face future challenges.

Ifeajika notably charged the younger folks to take heed to happenings of their setting and be the change-agents the world wanted at these difficult instances.

“If you find yourself in a position of leadership, always take decisions in the best interest of the public.

“Today in Nigeria and Africa, we have leadership challenges because we have those in authority masquerading as leaders whereas they are only there for personal aggrandisement.

“As potential leaders, you must learn from the actions, especially your observed failure or weaknesses of our current leaders and challenge yourself, with commitment, to remain focused on doing only those things that can change the society,” he added.

The governor’s spokesman congratulated the brand new government members of the group in Delta and urged them to stay loyal and dedicated to the beliefs of the group.

On his half, Executive Director, Not-Too-Young-To-Lead, Mr Elvis Akpobi, stated that the group might solely succeed when nobody took the glory for successes recorded by a gaggle or workforce.

He urged members of the manager committee to embrace workforce work in all their actions and charged them to make a distinction even of their little areas.

Earlier in his welcome remarks, Director-General of the Group, Mr Ugagaoghene Ogheneyole, had acknowledged that the Initiative was dedicated to advancing good governance by actively mentoring youths on good management.

He stated that each society wanted people to develop as the federal government alone couldn’t develop the society and charged members to stay dedicated to the beliefs of the group. 

“As a Pan African progressive movement, Revive Africa Initiative is strongly committed to the revival, sustenance and development of Africa.

“It must be clearly emphasized that this group was founded to address the leadership short-comings of current African leaders.

“We carry out our functions through systematic sensitization, reorientation, mentorship and massive campaigns against corruption and bad leadership as well as advocacy for peace, unity and defense of our unique African heritage,” he acknowledged.

Highpoint of the ceremony was the investiture of Mr Ifeajika as patron of the group and set up of the brand new government, with Glen Arigi as Executive Director in control of Delta, Sylvester Onochie, Director, Delta North; Mele Conget, Director, Delta South, and Oghenemarho Eyanu, Director, Delta Central.

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